Gross Agricultural Production Value (VBP) ended 2019 with R $ 630.9 billion, 2.6% higher than the previous year. The amount is a record for the series, which began in 1989, surpassing the VBP 2017 (R $ 627.1 billion). Last year, the crops have generated a value of R $ 411.1 billion and livestock, R $ 219.8 billion, reports “Ministry of Agriculture”.
According to the technical note of the Department of Finance and Information, of the Agricultural Policy Department of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA), the year was marked by the “extraordinary growth in corn sales and also exceptional performance of livestock, with real increase of 9%. the crops were reduced by 0.5%. ”